Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37440016

Species Benthodesmus macrophthalmus Parin & Becker, 1970

Bigeye Frostfish

Compiler and date details

9 May 2012 - Douglass F. Hoese, Dianne J. Bray, & John R. Paxton & Matthew M. Lockett

20 December 2006 - Dianne J. Bray, Douglass F. Hoese & John R. Paxton




Northern Territory, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Northwest Shelf, WA, (18°40'S) to Arafura Sea (131°22'E), NT; tropical, east Indian (Java).

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Transition (1), Timor Province (2), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Transition (3)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthopelagic, continental slope, marine, pelagic.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
15-May-2013 15-May-2013 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)